Life / Living / Hospital Spots in Shimane Area

  • Unshu Soroban Abacus Traditional Manufacturing Gallery
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    4.0
    5 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Shimane Nita-gun Okuizumocho Yokota 992-2
    The Yokota District of Okuizumo is considered the birthplace of the Japanese abacus, or soroban. Called Unshu Soroban, their production was designated a Traditional Craft by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (now the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) in 1987. This facility, located next to JR Izumo-Yokota Station, introduces the history, traditional techniques, tools and processes of their manufacture. There are displays of famous examples from ancient days to modern times, as well as soroban made all over Japan, so that anyone who wants can come and experience this important history and traditional themselves. The building exterior has a unique design based on a soroban bead, as well.

    出雲横田駅のすぐ横です。松本清張の「砂の器」にも出てくる雲集そろばんの歴史を語ってくれる施設・。 そろばんを製作する工程や工具、さらに世界のそろばんのコレクションなど内容豊富です。 電卓パソコン全盛の現代ですが、ここへ来るとそろばんも風情があっていいなと思いました。

  • Homemade Sundries Chirori
    Shopping
    Shimane Pref. Matsueshi Kitahorichou 327
    This is a sundry shop located on Shinbashi-dori Street in Kitahori Town, Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture, operating in an old renovated house built around the Meiji period. In the retro-style shop that makes use of the texture of the old wood, various items mainly on works handmade by the shopkeeper and local artisans such as tableware, Japanese accessories, accessories, dolls and bags are available. There are many pretty items, particularly pleasing to women and it is also a popular place for tourist souvenirs.
  • Mochida Soy Sauce Shop
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    4.0
    6 Reviews
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    Shimane Pref. Izumoshi Hiratachou Katahara-cho 807
    This is a soy sauce store founded in 1918, located on the Momen Kaido (Cotton Road) in Hirata Town, Izumo City, Shimane Prefecture, where the old townscape remains unchanged. It boasts homemade soy sauce processed from raw ingredients, aged over many years. The store offers a variety of products such as pure soy sauce made with additive-free soybean grown in Shimane Prefecture, and a deep flavored sashimi soy sauce. The specialty of the shop is soy sauce gourmet such as soy sauce soft-serve ice cream with a rich flavor and on sale in the shop entrance, and kaido grilled rice balls smeared with sashimi soy sauce. Soft cream is unavailable during the winter season.

    木綿街道内に位置しています♪ どうやら高齢の女性がお一人で切り盛りしているようで、みたらし団子がとても美味しかったです。!(^^)! 他にも、醤油ソフトクリームを販売していました。

  • Miyauchi Gama Pottery
    Travel / Tourism
    Shimane Gotsu Ninomiyacho Kannushi 2211-3
    "A pottery studio that has operated in western Shimane's Iwami area since the 1970s. They make Iwami-yaki pottery, a traditional Gotsu handicraft known for large and sturdy earthenware jars and water jugs. This area is called ""Sekishu,"" and pottery making has thrived in the region since ancient times. According to the Iwami region's pottery lore, the district where Miyauchi Pottery is located is said to be the oldest in the tradition. They also hold pottery workshops where you can make items like teacups and bowls under the careful guidance of a traditional craftsman. The methods traditionally cultivated for making larger items has been passed down to the present day where they make practical pottery for modern living like tableware, umbrella stands, and garden sets."
  • Matsue Excel Hotel Tokyu
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    4.0
    355 Reviews
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    Shimane Matsue-shi Asahimachi 590

    I was staying for four nights in November. Typical Japanese business hotel, somewhat upscale. Matsue seems to have a shortage of hotels and so the price (~20000 with BF, cheapest category) was too...

  • Izumo City Office Yakumo Kazaana Park
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    4.0
    14 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shimane Izumo-shi Sadacho Azabara 1671-1

    事前情報の確認不足で、建物の中の見学中止になっているのを知らずに行ってしまったので、メインの部分を観光できていません。 建物横にちょっとした窪みがあり、その場所がとても不思議。 岩の隙間から冷風が吹き出てとても心地よいです。 ただ、時間が経過すると逆に寒くなってきます。 どのような仕組みなのか分かりませんが貴重な体験をさせてもらいました。 次回は、コロナの影響で入れなかった場所も見てみたいと思いま...

  • Hotel Hakucho
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    4.5
    31 Reviews
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shimane Matsue-shi Chidoricho 20

    This hotel is really nice. The rooms are comfortable and the onsen is great. Location is also very good right in front on shinji lake and next to Shinjiko-onsen station that can get you to Izumo...

  • Shimane Prefectural Government
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    Shimane Matsue-shi Tonomachi 1
  • Shimane Daigaku Hospital
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shimane Izumo-shi Enyacho 89-1
  • Matsue Municipal Hospital
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    Shimane Matsue-shi Noshiracho 32-1
  • Shimane Prefectural Chuo Hospital
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    Shimane Izumo-shi Himebara 4-1-1
  • National Shimane University
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    Shimane Matsue-shi Nishikawatsucho 1060
  • Shimane Prefectural Hall
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    Shimane Matsue-shi Tonomachi 158
  • Hitachi Metals Yasugi Plant
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    Shimane Yasugi-shi Hashimacho 1240-2
  • Shimane Prefectural Industry Communication Hall
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shimane Matsue-shi Gakuenminami 1-2-1
  • Hinomaru Seino Transportation Matsue Branch
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shimane Yatsuka-gun Higashi-izumocho Adakae 1637-1
  • MEGA Don Quijote Izumo
    Shopping
    Shimane Izumo-shi Himebara 2-7-5
  • Izumo City Office
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Shimane Izumo-shi Imaichicho 70
  • Hamada City Office
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    Shimane Hamada Tonomachi 1
  • Masuda City Office
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    Shimane Masuda-shi Tokiwacho 1-1

Shimane Areas

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What Shimane prefecture lacks in size and population, it makes up for in scenery and ancient mythology. Izumo-taisha, in the middle of the prefecture, is said to be Japan's oldest Shinto shrine, where stories that delve into the creation of the Japanese race have been passed down over centuries. The 180 Oki Islands, a 40-minute ferry ride north of Sakaiminato, offer an undiscovered paradise well off the beaten track.

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